Does a rich country mean that the whole or more than half of the population is rich there? What exactly does rich mean? While nearly 1 in 2 people on this planet have Â a worth of less than 10,000$, a select few are worth more than a million dollars.Â How rich is RICH across the world? Just how many people are sharing in the small percentage of monetary wealth around the globe? See who is in control, and who is left scrambling. Also find out about cost of living in various countries — the facts may shock you.